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Growing Up in a Changing Society : Child Development in Social Context - Ronnie Carr

Growing Up in a Changing Society

Child Development in Social Context

By: Ronnie Carr (Editor), Paul Light (Editor), Martin Woodhead (Editor)

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Published: 3rd January 1991
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The final reader in the Child Development in Social Context series shows how the study of child development is inevitably bound up in more ephemeral cultural ideas about the nature and needs of children and in the educational practices that rise from these ideas. Some readings point to the dangers which can arise from the meeting of science and cultural values, using for illustration studies of the role of psychological theory in reinforcing social attitudes to child care inside and outside the family. Other readings look at children's initiation into that relatively recent cultural invention, the school, and the relationship with their learning at home. There are studies of their social development in classroom and playground, with particular emphasis on ethnic relationships.

Concepts of Childhood, Concepts of Parenthood
Frameworks for Child Care
Expectations in Early Education
Pupil Perspectives on Classrooms and Playgrounds
Gender, Race and the Experience of Schooling
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ISBN: 9780415058278
ISBN-10: 0415058279
Series: Child Development in Social Context
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 376
Published: 3rd January 1991
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1